KZN Science Centre to help improve quality of education in disadvantaged communities

9:34 AM (12 Minutes ago) Publicity News
The KwaZulu-Natal Science Centre has renewed its efforts to improve the quality of education for children in disadvantaged communities and up the performance of the province’s learners in critical disciplines such as science, mathematics, technology and engineering.

African albinism attacks investigated on Special Assignment

9:29 AM (17 Minutes ago) Entertainment

Special Assignment will air part one of White & Black: Crimes of Colour, a documentary focusing on murderous attacks against people with albinism in Tanzania on Sunday, 5 April.

 

World Health Day 2015 to turn the spotlight onto food safety

9:18 AM (28 Minutes ago) Publicity News
Food safety is the theme for the 2015 World Heath Day, celebrated on Tuesday, 7 April. Unsafe food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances, causes more than 200 diseases - ranging from diarrhoea to cancers.

Wola Nani returns to the Garden Centre in April for another charity book sale

9:01 AM (45 Minutes ago) Publicity News
Cape Town City Bowl’s favourite charity book sale, Wola Nani, returns to Gardens Centre from Monday, 27 April. The NGO’s pop-up fundraiser will run for nine days until Tuesday, 5 May.

Nederburg’s Heritage Heroes range given the nod in the UK

9:01 AM (45 Minutes ago) Marketing News

Nederburg's gourmet range, Heritage Heroes is charming some high-profile tastemakers in the United Kingdom. The range has made its way onto the wine menu of two acclaimed UK chefs.

 

Paco Rabanne’s ploy to get under the Christmas tree

8:38 AM (1 Hour ago) Marketing News

During the retail festive season, shoppers are bombarded with adverts, promotions and price and product communication. Primedia Unlimited’s Fashion Media attempted to make their Paco Rabane product bottles shine bright among all the other festive offerings.

 

iFix open stores in George and Nelspruit

7:44 AM (2 Hours ago) Marketing News
The renowned South African cell phone and device repair specialist, iFix, is thrilled to announce the opening of the new stores in George and Nelspruit. The new stores will bring to communities, the premium service offering that iFix is well known for, as well as providing a range of accessories for various devices.

Samsung launches Quick Repair Service at Brand Stores

16:14 PM (17 Hours ago) Marketing News
Samsung Electronics South Africa is proud to announce the launch of the Samsung Quick Repair Service (QRS). Customers can now have their mobile devices repaired in real time.

Reuben Invites 2015 series pairs food, wine and chefs this winter

15:55 PM (17 Hours ago) Entertainment
Join One&Only Cape Town celebrity chef Reuben Riffel and some of his favourite food counterparts at Reuben’s One&Only this winter, for Reuben Invites 2015.

Local reality show Dineo’s Diary returns for Season 4

15:48 PM (17 Hours ago) Media News

Dineo’s Diary returns for season 4 on Friday, 3 April at 19:00 on Vuzu AMP, channel 114 on DStv. This time round viewers can expect a better look into the multi-talented Dineo Ranaka’s personal life.

 

UCOS goes abroad for the first time in series 10 of New Tricks

15:47 PM (17 Hours ago) Media News
UCOS are back with a mission that takes them abroad for the first time in New Tricks.

March/April edition of SA Golf Trader features JP Duminy as a celebrity golfer

15:34 PM (18 Hours ago) Media News
The March/April edition of SA Golf Trader is out now.

Johnnie Walker helps race car drivers place a wager

15:23 PM (18 Hours ago) Marketing News

The latest Johnnie Walker Gentlemen’s wager has been accepted by two-time Formula 1 world champion Mika Häkkinen. With the help of the superior luxury whisky brand, South African rally driver and television presenter, Gugu Zulu, has laid down a pretty racy gamble.

 

The Zanzibar International Film Festival announces its official selection of films for 2015

15:09 PM (18 Hours ago) Entertainment
The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) is the longest running film-festival in East Africa, with global credibility and instant Pan-African recognition. ZIFF 2015 will take place from Saturday, 18 to Sunday, 26 July in Stonetown.

Gateway Theatre of Shopping wins HeadCount Busiest Day of the Year Award

14:45 PM (19 Hours ago) Awards
Gateway Theatre of Shopping has won the HeadCount Busiest Day of the Year award for 2014 in the Super Regional Category. 149 426 shoppers visited the centre on Saturday, 13 December 2014.

The supernatural to ascend on Sandton

14:43 PM (19 Hours ago) Events

Learnfast Sandton will be inhabited by ghosts, ghouls, shifters and zombies to celebrate the weird and wonderful at the Supernatural Mini-Con on Saturday, 4 April.

 

Sikuvile Awards judges impressed with quality of entries

14:15 PM (19 Hours ago) Awards
The number of entries as well as the quality and variety of entries into this year’s Standard Bank Print and Digital Media South Africa (PDMSA) Sikuvile Awards has impressed the award judges.

Entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to multi-millionaires in Dragon's Den

14:09 PM (19 Hours ago) Media News
Budding entrepreneurs get three minutes to pitch their business ideas to five multi-millionaires worth over half a billion pounds in Dragon's Den.

Al Jazeera journalists still held captive in Nigeria

14:06 PM (19 Hours ago) Media News

One week has passed since the detention of two Al Jazeera employees in Nigeria. The media network has once again urged the Nigerian authorities to release the detainees. 

 

Twitter launches two new features just in time for Easter

13:46 PM (20 Hours ago) Marketing News
Easter holidays play host to handful of family gatherings, festivities and special occasions with your family, friends and loved ones. But, what about those that are not able to be with their families to share, connect and celebrate?

City Lodge Hotel Group does its bit for Earth Hour

13:43 PM (20 Hours ago) Publicity News
Member hotels in the City Lodge Hotel Group across the country did their bit for Earth Hour on Saturday, 28 March by switching off most of their lights and resorting to candlelight.

Napo Masheane and Friends at the Soweto Theatre

13:31 PM (20 Hours ago) Entertainment
Renowned poet, Napo Masheane, is poised to set the stage alight with her latest reworked offering titled Napo Masheane and Friends: Featuring-Ladies In Jazz The Fat Black Women Sing & Beyond Vocal.

adidas turns to New Wave Outdoor Media to boost its advertising

13:16 PM (20 Hours ago) Advertising News
adidas Ultra Boost is here – and just in time for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. As part of this exciting journey, adidas has enlisted the help of New Wave Outdoor Media (NWOM) by branding metered cabs across the country to boost awareness of the latest addition to the adidas technical running family.

Y&R and NATIVE VML win the UCT Graduate School of Business account

13:01 PM (20 Hours ago) New Accounts
Y&R South Africa and sister agency, NATIVE VML, recently acquired the business for University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business (GSB), with the three-year contract encompassing ATL, Brand, Communication and Media Strategy, BTL and Digital services.

Sun City to host its own ultra triathlon in May

12:22 PM (21 Hours ago) Events
On Sunday, 10 May over 1000 athletes will be taking up the challenge of the Sun City Ultra Triathlon at the Sun City resort. This new addition to the Ultra Triathlon brand follows close on the heels of the Midlands ULTRA Triathlon which takes place biannually at Midmar dam in KwaZulu-Natal.

Expand a Sign sponsors Team Abantu

11:57 AM (21 Hours ago) Publicity News
Expand a Sign is the proud branding partner of Durban-based Team Abantu, commonly known as 'The People’s Team', and provide the team with all of their branding infrastructure, including banners and gazebos.

Showtek visits South Africa at Shimmy Beach Club

11:45 AM (22 Hours ago) Entertainment
Fresh off the Ultra Buenos Aires stage, Dutch electronic dance music duo, Showtek, come to the equally sunny shores of Cape Town for one event at Shimmy Beach Club on Saturday, 10 April.

Watch Rachel Allen's Everyday Kitchen to make the most out of shopping budgets

11:30 AM (22 Hours ago) Media News
Rachel Allen shows viewers how to get the most out of their shopping budgets and ingredients, using recipes designed to make money and food go further in Rachel Allen's Everyday Kitchen.

SMEs are under pressure to use tech more effectively

9:35 AM (Yesterday) Opinion
South African SMEs are under growing pressure to use technology in more sophisticated ways to meet the expectations of their customers, reduce costs, and stay ahead of growing regulatory and tax compliance demands. So says Daryl Blundell, general manager for Sage Pastel Accounting.

Win a Golden World Award and achieve worldwide acclaim

8:52 AM (Yesterday) Awards
PRISA South Africa is calling all public relations professionals in South Africa to enter IPRA Golden World Awards for Excellence (GWA). The awards recognise outstanding global campaigns created and executed in the last year and offer world-wide recognition and acclaim for entrants.

The Pretty Blog to host two workshops at the Franschhoek Wedding Showcase

8:07 AM (Yesterday) Events
Franschhoek is the perfect (and definitely romantic) setting to celebrate the most memorable day of one’s life. Exquisite views, world class venues, fine dining and award-winning wines complete the package for this special day.

Janice Roberts is the new editor of MoneyMarketing magazine

8:00 AM (Yesterday) People on the Move
Journalist Janice Roberts is taking over the helm of MoneyMarketing magazine, succeeding Patricia Holburn. Roberts was previously a senior producer at BusinessDay TV. She has also been a financial, business and economics writer for the SA Press Association and the I-Net Bridge newswire.

The Out of Home Measurement Council is now a formality

7:57 AM (Yesterday) Marketing News
The Out of Home Measurement Council (OMC), the Out of Home JIC representing OOH media owners in South Africa, is now a formal entity, and was registered as a non-profit company on Monday, 23 March.

Longlist for inaugural African Responsible Tourism Awards has been announced

7:26 AM (Yesterday) Awards
The official longlist for the inaugural African Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 has been released. The aim of this first-for-Africa award is to recognise inspiring African organisations that work to ensure tourism environments and benefit destinations and local people.

The Test Kitchen named 44th best restaurant in the world by Elite Traveler

7:09 AM (Yesterday) Awards
Luke Dale-Roberts' The Test Kitchen in Cape Town's urban enclave of Woodstock has just been placed 44th on the list of the Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants 2015.

Frank Skinner, Jeremy Clarkson and Carrie Fisher to star in the new series of QI

16:17 PM (Yesterday) Media News
Series 12 of QI sees Stephen Fry returning with the quiz that tests the most obscure parts of contestants' general knowledge, awarding points for interesting answers as well as correct ones.

The Internet of Things: why connectivity is key to success

15:50 PM (Yesterday) Opinion
The Internet of Things (IoT) is widely touted as the next major technology trend, yet limited connectivity and interoperability have thus far hampered its growth and expansion. This is according to Paulo Ferreira, director of enterprise mobility at Samsung Electronics South Africa.

How to deal with online trolls

15:30 PM (Yesterday) Editorial Desk
Being online, whether it be through social media, running a website or even publishing content on YouTube, opens you up to ‘trolling’.

Setting performance standards for social media success

14:41 PM (Yesterday) Marketing News
Implementing a social media strategy for one’s company may seem to be a daunting task, especially if one is uncertain of what is required to ensure that one’s efforts are as effective as possible.

The future of interactive branding

13:39 PM (Yesterday) Opinion
Though most tend to scoff at the idea that marketing or advertising can be interesting or innovative, we often overlook just how influential it can be. So says Tauriq Moosa of Rogerwilco.

City of Cape Town’s new Rosendaal housing project is set to transform lives

13:23 PM (Yesterday) Publicity News
On Tuesday, 31 March, the City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Human Settlements, Councillor Benedicta van Minnen, turned the sod for the City’s Rosendaal human settlements project, near Delft.

Johann van Tonder joins Momentum’s Multiply to expand its value to members

13:15 PM (Yesterday) People on the Move
Multiply, Momentum’s Wellness and Rewards programme, has appointed economist Johann van Tonder, supporting its commitment to programme members of providing insights and tools to help them understand, track and improve their financial wellness.

Keith Maseko named new MD of Benchmark

13:01 PM (Yesterday) People on the Move
Keith Maseko is the newly appointed managing director of Benchmark, an external assessment agency that focuses exclusively on Adult Education and Training (AET).

Leanne Manas and Ashraf Garda to host PRISM Awards

11:40 AM (Yesterday) Awards
With the 2015 PRISM Awards only weeks away, the organisers are gearing up to celebrate and award the top public relations campaigns of 2014 from across the continent.

Africa’s Big Seven expo establishes French and Italian pavilions

11:07 AM (Yesterday) Marketing News
Leading food processing and packaging companies from France and Italy are targeting Africa’s increasingly active food and beverage manufacturing sector. This year they have established new French and Italian pavilions at Africa’s Big Seven (AB7), the largest food and beverage expo in Africa.

£300 cash up for grabs for Bargain Hunt contestants

11:02 AM (Yesterday) Media News
With all the fun and jeopardy of a game-show, but peppered with the historical fascination of an antiques show, it’s no wonder Bargain Hunt has become a firm favourite.

Two South African brands scoop prizes at the 2015 POPAI Global Awards

10:53 AM (Yesterday) Awards
The most prestigious international retail sector awards, the 2015 POPAI Global Awards, announced its winners in Las Vegas on Tuesday, 24 March.

Pledge to bring Mozart at the Movies to life

10:08 AM (Yesterday) Media News
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s music has featured in movies many times, not only in the famous biographical film Amadeus. His music has played a role in more than 900 films, bringing Mozartean drama, serenity and majesty to every imaginable type of movie.

Moving Tactics launches Retail Analytics division

9:56 AM (Yesterday) Marketing News
Retail analytics technology is in its infancy in South Africa but in the US and Europe, it is used extensively to encourage a deeper understanding of consumer behaviour and, in so doing, optimise the retail industry’s performance.

Two new IMAX® theatres for SA

9:47 AM (Yesterday) Media News
Ster-Kinekor, Southern Africa’s leading cinema chain, has signed a further agreement with IMAX Corporation to install two additional IMAX® theatres at two of its key sites in South Africa.
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